Islamic insurgents spreading terror throughout J&K: US lawmaker Rooney
India is on constant alert with "hostile state" Pakistan: US Congressman
US Congressman Francis Rooney on November 21 said that Islamic insurgents are spreading terror throughout Jammu and Kashmir and elsewhere in India. Rooney termed the Islamic insurgents as a constant threat to India. Rooney called the US Congress support the Indian government in the continued fight against terror.
"India faces many regional and geopolitical threats. Islamic insurgents are a constant threat, spreading terror throughout Jammu and Kashmir and elsewhere in India. We should support the government in Delhi in the continued fight against terror," Rooney said in a speech on the floor of the US House of Representatives to recognise the importance of India-US relations.
Rooney also termed Pakistan as the "hostile and unstable nuclear-armed state" neighboring India. "India is also on constant alert with a hostile and unstable nuclear-armed state to their west — Pakistan," Rooney said.